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Legal & General Investment Management has been using its financial clout to push for change at a corporate level

Several of Ireland’s leading plcs have been reprimanded for failing to adequately address environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. In its l(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar:  “Any time I got those offers I passed them on to the agency. I certainly would not have got involved in discussions over money.”   Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The decision by the Health Service Executive to award a €14 million ventilators contract to a company previously only known for organising Middle East(...)

Irish-based medtech and life sciences companies have been heavily involved in the development of Covid-19 testing kits

Despite its small size, Ireland has always punched well above its weight. The coronavirus crisis has only served to underscore this assessment; we ma(...)

Tim Jones and Dr Michelle Tierney, who co-founded SymPhysis Medical in 2018. Photograph: Keith Atkins

A build-up of fluid on the lung is one of the most distressing symptoms of advanced cancer. It affects about 50 per cent of patients and is currently (...)

The New York-listed group has become the third major opioid maker to seek court protection from its creditors. Photograph: iStock

Drugmaker Mallinckrodt, which is headquartered in Ireland for tax reasons, filed for bankruptcy protection in the US on Monday as it seeks to deal wit(...)

The Medtronic office on 20 Lower Hatch Street in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Dublin-headquartered Medtronic said on Tuesday demand for medical devices was improving as elective surgeries picked up pace following the easing of C(...)

It appears that many businesses used the lockdown to think about innovating their products for the future. File photograph: Getty

Irish businesses receive significant State-backed supports for research, development and innovation. And there is a good reason for this: it boosts th(...)

IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan said the State’s solid performance in attracting investment over the past five years had left it in a strong position. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Covid-19 is likely to hit the multinational investment that has created almost 250,000 jobs in the Republic, State agency IDA Ireland warned on Wedne(...)

Apple remains top of our Top1000 list, with revenues of almost as much as the rest of the top five companies combined.

Given supply chain disruption and uncertain consumer demand, not to mention some business sectors more or less grinding to a halt, the top-performing (...)

With a global acceleration towards remote working, and cheaper housing, for some, living in the capital may no longer add up.

Has the pandemic made you long for more space? A bigger, more affordable home; green fields; fewer people: there’s a lot to be said for quitting the c(...)

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